Holidays in France

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Terry Wogan column

From his holiday home in the Gers, our columnist finds local winegrowers taking a relaxed attitude to climate change warnings

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Wine and cheese

10 of the best food & wine tours in France

Love the thought of touring French vineyards and spending days sampling delicious French food and wines? Then check out our favourite 10 food and drink holidays across France that include among others champagne trails, river cruises and cognac tasting breaks

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Cannes prepares for its glitzy film festival © Tim Wesson

Carol Drinkwater on life in Provence

The Cannes Film Festival can make for a fun experience, says Carol Drinkwater

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History trail: Picasso in France

With the Musée Picasso in Paris now reopened after a lavish renovation, Peter Stewart examines the life and work of one of the world’s most influential artists

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The River Sèvre Nantaise flows past the ruined château and the Église Notre-Dame in Clisson

Take a stroll in Clisson

Italian style finds an unlikely home in a small town in the Loire-Atlantique, as Peter Stewart discovers

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Make the perfect pain perdu

The English call it French toast, but eggy bread fried in butter is an all-day treat in any language, says Rosa Jackson

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Camping in Provence

From plunging canyon to glamorous seafront, Provence is a thrilling adventure ride – especially from behind the wheel of a vintage campervan, says Zoë McIntyre

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Interview with Valérie Trierweiler

Presidential ex Valérie Trierweiler tells Carolyn Boyd what it is like to be a female at the centre of French politics and her hopes for the role of First Lady of France

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Celia Imrie

Interview with Celia Imrie

The actress, whose TV and film roles include Dinnerladies and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, tells Peter Stewart about her love for the South of France, the location of her debut novel

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Summer on the lovely Côte d'Azur

Pullman Editions’ posters

Discover the lasting appeal of Art Deco with a poster from Pullman Editions


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A stack of crêpes topped off with raspberries © Fotolia

Passion for pancakes

Although crêpes are often associated with Lent, it is a sweet and savoury treat to be enjoyed all year round, says Rosa Jackson

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A typical bedroom in Pajol Hostel

Paris for all budgets

From bargain hostels to luxury hotels, follow our essential guide for your perfect stay in Paris

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Le Moulin de l’Abbaye in Brantôme in the Dordogne

Escape to France with Lagrange Holidays

Dreaming of your next holiday to France, but not sure where to go? Here are Lagrange Holidays’ picks of the top ten holiday spots in France for 2015


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Interview with fashion designer AGNÈS B.

Fashion designer AGNÈS b. tells Pierre de Villiers about her late move into film-making

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A guide to eating out in Alsace

Join local resident Sue Style on a gastronomic tour of a region renowned for its hearty food

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Terry Wogan column

Our columnist Terry Wogan ponders the lengths French farmers will go to protect their land

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